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WASHAWAY COURT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WASHAWAY COURT

List entry Number: 1143058

Location

WASHAWAY COURT

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Egloshayle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Nov-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67673

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EGLOSHAYLE WASHAWAY SX 06 NW 7/40 Washaway Court (previously listed as Washaway Farmhouse) 3.8.76

GV II

Former posting house and inn converted to farmhouse in late C19 and to private house in late C20. Circa early C18 origins extensively altered in the late C20. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends with hipped ends to higher wing to rear right. Brick axial stacks with side lateral stack ro rear wing. Plan: Overall 'L' shaped plan remodelled in late C20. The long low front range is of three room plan, extended on the left in the mid C19 with a stable range with loft above, converted into domestic accommodation in the late C20. The higher 2-storey wing on rear right comprises a courtroom on the first floor used for the monthly petty sessions for the Hundred of Trigg in the C19. Exterior: 2-storeys. Irregular 7 window front with brick segmental arches to openings. Rendered C19 porch with C20 door to right of centre with stable range to far left, now converted to domestic accommodation. Late C19 and C20 4-pane sashes with C19 2-light casement on first floor. Several straight joints in masonry on front, side and rear elevations. Interior: C19 and C20 joinery with several C18 2-panel doors. Courtroom in rear wing retains the magistrates dais and has an early C18 moulded cornice. Washaway Inn was used to hold the monthly petty sessions for the Hundred of Trigg until the 1870s. In the 1760 and 1770s a Venison Club was also held where neighbouring gentry dined several times a year. Maclean quotes the diary of a Mr. George Browne who dined at the club in 1768 and 1775 and who recorded several curious facts and incidents. Maclean, Sir J Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor, 1876

Listing NGR: SX0377369789

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Maclean, J, Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of Trigg Minor in the County of Cornwall, (1879)

National Grid Reference: SX 03773 69789

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